APNIC staff participated at the 2017 Commonwealth Broadband Pacific Forum held in Apia, Samoa, from 25 to 27 July.
Organized by the Commonwealth Telecommunications Organization, the three-day forum examined the development of national broadband strategies and relevant technologies being used in the Pacific, while also focusing on applications and data.
- Klee Aiken participated in a number of sessions and meetings, including:
- Presenting on the Internet Security Ecosystem in the region, the role CERTs play in mitigating and responding to cybersecurity incidents, and some key lessons on how to establish a CERT, drawing from the recent establishment of Tonga CERT. He also took part in a panel discussion following his presentation, during which the discussed cybercrime experiences in more detail.
- Chairing a session focused on cybersecurity activities in the Pacific.
- Meeting several industry, education and government representatives, including APNIC Members, who were interested in learning more about CERTs and APNIC’s training activities, in particular IPv6 deployment and network security.
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